A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 88 km W of Vinchina, Argentina (55 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 150.95 km (94 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 13:31:02 / March 24, 2020 @ 1:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008f35. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008f35. Exact location of earthquake, -69.1085° West, -28.8216° South, depth 150.95 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:31:02 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 88 km W of Vinchina, Argentina.
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